The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Nordheimer, Isaac
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NORDHEIMER, nôrd'hīm-ėr, Isaac, American Orientalist: b. Memelsdorf, Germany, 1809; d. New York, 30 Nov. 1842. He was graduated from Munich in 1834; in 1835 he came to New York and was instructor in sacred literature in Union Seminary (1838-42), and professor of Hebrew at the New York University (1836-42). His ‘Hebrew Grammar,’ an elaborate work in two volumes, appeared in its second edition in 1842. His other works include ‘A Grammatical Analysis of Scripture or a Chrestomathy’ (1838); ‘A Philosophy of Ecclesiastes’ (Biblical Repository July 1838). He left in manuscripts valuable grammars of Syriac and Arabic.